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Disney's Magic Kingdom Features and Articles

Theme Park Tourist's range of in-depth articles covering rides, attractions and restaurants at Disney's Magic Kingdom are listed below. As well as previews and reviews of new rides, look out for "Top 10" lists and tips for saving time and money on your next visit.

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Image - Flickr, stephenjrichardson
Friday, July 05, 2019 06:22

Disney fans love to argue about when is the best time to visit Walt Disney World. For some, you can’t beat the energy of summer, even with its heat and humidity. For others, the trade offs of shorter park hours and fewer showtimes make the offseason the perfect time to visit. The reality is, there isn’t a bad time to head to the Vacation Kingdom.

Friday, June 28, 2019 08:11

In fact, peeling away the characters and attractions completely, there's something exceptionally simple about what makes Disney's theme parks different: their commitment to cleanliness, order, and beauty.

Mickey and family in front of castle
Thursday, June 27, 2019 06:57

No discussion of misconceptions at Walt Disney World would be complete without an examination of the park that started it all.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 06:15

Below, we've taken a look at the six Disney Parks in the U.S. from above to highlight their opportunities for expansion.

Image: Flickr, oliverfoto
Monday, June 10, 2019 05:58

When you return to Disney again and again, you begin to understand that the people who operate the Vacation Kingdom on a day-to-day basis aren’t a mysteriously friendly alien race, but rather, passionate people who are motivated by a desire to make your vacation that much more special.

Once you realize that, it’s easy to start wondering what jobs in that kingdom you’d most enjoy doing — whether it’s operating a magnificent attraction or working in a special restaurant.
Monday, May 27, 2019 07:05

Almost every successful Disney ride has at least one moment where sets, sounds, lighting, and music crescendo to create an epic, emotional reveal that leaves audiences breathless

Image - Dakota Gardner
Thursday, May 23, 2019 05:46

Yes, shopping can be fun, but when you’re packed-in shoulder-to-shoulder with hundreds of other people, fighting over the same handful of items, things can get a little crazy. Some stores are so hectic, going into them can be downright terrifying.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 05:28

Check out these eight massive features that we're glad to have seen removed in our lifetime.

Fortress Explorations fortress beneath volcano with ship and guests
Saturday, May 18, 2019 05:24

It’s easy to assume that the best attractions in Disney parks history have all been rides.

Image, Flickr - Greg Goebel
Saturday, May 18, 2019 04:52

Recently, Disney added the Disney Skyliner — a ski gondola-style conveyance between Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the Swan and Dolphin, Epcot, the Caribbean Beach Resort, and the Art of Animation and Pop Century Resorts. But why stop there?

Boy from Pete's Dragon on Expedition Everest
Monday, May 13, 2019 04:57

Bringing a teen to Walt Disney World can seem an intimidating prospect.

Monday, May 13, 2019 04:52

But just as good voice acting can define an attraction for decades, a bad voiceover can tear you right out of the immersive worlds Disney and Universal work so hard to build.

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